Christmas Eve Sermon “Jesus, The Promised Messiah” Various Texts

The Bible makes some amazing claims about Jesus. Some of are here today because we believe everything the Bible says and we cherish the story of what God has done for us. We celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas season. Others of us may be here because our family brought us, or perhaps because we are curious to learn more about why Christmas is such a big deal for God’s people. Let’s read one of the claims about Jesus written hundreds of years before he came as we begin to examine who the Bible said Jesus would be, and indeed, who He is! … More Christmas Eve Sermon “Jesus, The Promised Messiah” Various Texts

Luke 12:22-31 “Don’t Worry, God Provides!”

Many of you are parents. You love your children dearly. You would go to great lengths to make sure they have everything they need. Now I want you to consider how you would feel if you had plenty of money, and if your young child was worried that you weren’t going to feed them tomorrow, or the next day, or the day after that. Wouldn’t you want them to know that you love them and will always provide for them? … More Luke 12:22-31 “Don’t Worry, God Provides!”

On Doubting

Have you ever struggled with doubt? Do you wonder whether Jesus was really raised from the dead, or whether the Bible is really the Word of God? Have you found it difficult to believe that Almighty God would leave heaven to become a baby born in a manger? Or wondered whether some other religion might be the true one? … More On Doubting

Genesis 18:1-15 “Abraham’s Hospitality”

How can we receive God? What does it mean to bless the Lord? When do we show the Lord that we love Him? What does it look like to trust in and obey God?

We will learn a lot about hospitality and service from this passage of scripture. We will also find that God is the Great Physician of the soul and is able to remove our doubts that we may live by faith. … More Genesis 18:1-15 “Abraham’s Hospitality”

Philippians 4:4-7 “Peace in the Midst of Trials”

Pastor Joshua Hall, January 13, 2018, Sparta Reformed Presbyterian Church. Introduction We all face trials; loss, anxiety, suffering, and pain. The world offers us many ways to deal with trials: denial, bitterness, revenge, anger, etc. but these are not ultimately satisfying. The gospel offers us something much greater. The Almighty, all-powerful, Sovereign God gave Himself … More Philippians 4:4-7 “Peace in the Midst of Trials”